Clinical and Pathologic Studies in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Hodgkin's Disease
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The purpose of this study is to characterize the molecular and cell biology of the tumor cells in lymphoma.
Condition or disease
Lymphoma, Non-HodgkinHodgkin's Disease
This research involves the study of lymphoma cells in order to better understand how the disease grows and spreads. This study may lead to the development of special materials that could be used, in the future, to treat lymphoma or to follow the response of lymphoma to treatment.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Any type of NHL or Hodgkin's disease.
Diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, any cellular classification, any stage, any grade.
Adult or pediatric patients receiving lymph node excision for purposes other than cancer therapy (i.e. tonsillectomy, sleep apnea).
A routine procedure for tissue collection is planned.
Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent.